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AstraZeneca's Briggs Morrison, the executive vice president for R&D there, has abruptly left the company, Pharmalot's Ed Silverman reports.

Morrison had been with the company since 2012, and was brought in by CEO Pascal Soriot to "jumpstart the pipeline," Silverman says.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

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